Cricket is the outdoor game played at the centre of the ground with the aim of scoring more runs than the opponent team. Cricket is played at the centre of a grass ground which is called as pitch. Pitch is rectangular in shape 22 yard long. Before starting the match the team captains undergo coin tossing and the winning captain can choose either batting or fielding. There will be 11 players in each team. The batsman hit the ball to score run and the fielders catch or block the ball to defeat the opposite team. A set of six balls is call over. In one day match there will be 50 over and each over contain 6 balls. In twenty-twenty match there will be 20 over. At the end of the pitch there will be three wooden stumps which are vertically placed. The three wooden stumps are connected through a horizontal bail. If the batsman hit stumps with ball then the player is out.
Bat and ball play an important role in playing cricket. Bat is made up of wood which is white in color. The ball is spheroid and covered with hard layered leather. The circumstance of the spheroid ball is 9 inches. The length of the bat is 38 inches which as cylindrical handle and blade shape at the bottom. Umpire plays important role in Cricket. There will be two umpire one standing at the bowlers end and the other at the square leg of the current batsman. Umpire regulates players and announces wicket. Each team is well structured that is the 11 players are well trained. The team has five to six skilled batsmen and four to five skilled bowlers are called good structured team. The player who is skilled in both batting and bowling are called as all rounder. And also the wicket keeper who knows to bat also called as all rounder. Weather plays major role while playing cricket since it is outdoor game. Preplanned cricket cannot be played at the rainy season. Cricket is widely played at the summer season. If there is a bad weather then the match will be cancelled.
Cricket world cup 2015 is the recent news of cricket which is a one day international match and organized by International Cricket Council (ICC). The cricket world cup 2015 is hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The last tournament is held in 2011 and the champion of 2011 world cup match is India. There are 14 countries playing in 2015 world cup cricket. The 14 teams are divided in to two groups. Each group contain 7 countries undergo round robin format. The top 2 team in each group goes to semi finals. The winner in each group will face the final. The world cup 2015 is started 14 February and final match on 29 March 2015. The final match will be played in Melbourne and semi final match will be played in Sydney and Auckland. Media plays a vital role which telecast the game with good light. People were eagerly waiting for the 2015 champions.